2015 Index Reveals Philanthropy Is Growing Worldwide, Particularly In Europe – Forbes.
Trends emerging in the third edition of the index show that “Impact/mission investing” is seen as the most promising trend by most philanthropists (52% each) worldwide. Meanwhile, Collaborative philanthropy(at 51%) follows as a main trend, allowing the sharing of best practice and the building of an effective common strategy or funding.
The index reveals that philanthropists are embracing technology. The top uses of technology in philanthropy are currently promotion via social media (42%), crowd evaluation (42%) and crowd funding/online fundraising platforms (41%).